Capital and Coercion: The Economic and Military Processes that Have Shaped the World Economy, 1800-1990

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$175.75
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $159.20
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 13%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $159.20   
  • New (2) from $159.20   
  • Used (2) from $159.36   

Overview

This historical, cross-national research examines the global economic and military dynamics that have shaped the world-economy from 1820 to the present. It provides valuable insights into the nature of the global hierarchy, the relationship between economic and military power and the mechanisms of national mobility. It will also be a useful reference tool, as it provides (for the first time) a ranking of countries in the world-economy from 1900 to 1990.

This study will be of use to scholars interested in globalization, national development, international relations, world conflicts, inequality and stratification.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

Table of Contents

Preface; Chapter 1:Introduction - Outline of the Book; Chapter Two: Literature ReviewTheoretical Framework; The Core/Periphery Hierarchy; Origins and Boundaries of the System; Mechanisms of Reproduction; Mechanisms of Mobility; Empirical Studies of the Core/Periphery Hierarchy; A Theoretical Model; Chapter Three: Empirical Analyses Research Design and Methods; Variables and Countries Included in the Analyses; Combined Data Sets; Missing Data; Countries Included in the Analyses; Chapter Four: Position in the World-Economy; A Model of Position in the World-Economy; Calculating Position in the World-Economy; Position in the World-Economy 1990; Results; Calculating a Global Measure of Position 1990; Factor Analysis; A Surrogate Measure of Position in the World-Economy; Position in the World-Economy; Results; Chapter 5:Mobility in the World-Economy; The Core of the World-Economy 1990; Changes in Core Power 1820-1990; Mobility in the Semiperiphery and Periphery; Chapter Six: A Causal Model of the Relationships Among Economic and Military Dimensions; Chapter Seven: Summary and Conclusions; Theoretical Implications; Core/Periphery Structure; Mobility in the Core/Periphery Hierarchy; Hegemony; Causal Modeling; Implications of the Findings; Directions for Future Research; Endnotes; Appendix A. Descriptive Statistics for Variables in the Analyses; Bibliography; Index.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2001

    Highly Recommended

    For scholars interested in the hierarchical structure of the world-system, this book is a valuable source of empirical data and theory. Kentor's measures of world-economy position are effective tools in cross-national research -- I use them in my work. It is very accessable for readers that are not familiar with the world-systems literature. Can be used in undergraduate and graduate courses. His writing style is very to-the-point. No unnecessary filler.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)